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immigrants from voting and national elections. ktvu looks at the issue and tells us why some say the law actually makes it harder for legal citizens to vote. >> reporter: voting is a light only granted to u.s. citizens but in arizona the attorney general wants to guarantee that election fraud won't occur and that illegal immigrants won't try to vote in federal elections. >> we have a right to require additional information to satisfy ourselves that someone is a citizen. >> right now arizona requires proof of citizenship like a drivers license to register to vote in state elections. the supreme court will decide whether or not the state can demand proof of citizenship on federal voter registration forms. the supreme court heard arguments from both sides this morning. >> specifically whether congress has the ability to provide for a simple male voter registration form that can be used in any state. this is about the basic right to vote. >> here in california you don't have to show proof of u.s. citizenship to register to vote. all you have to do is sig
arizona law is valid. some say it tries to keep immigrants from voting and national elections. ktvu looks at the issue and tells us why some say the law actually makes it harder for legal citizens to vote. >> reporter: voting is a light only granted to u.s. citizens but in arizona the attorney general wants to guarantee that election fraud won't occur and that illegal immigrants won't try to vote in federal elections. >> we have a right to require additional information to satisfy ourselves that someone is a citizen. >> right now arizona requires proof of citizenship like a drivers license to register to vote in state elections. the supreme court will decide whether or not the state can demand proof of citizenship on federal voter registration forms. the supreme court heard arguments from both sides this morning. >> specifically whether congress has the ability to provide for a simple male voter registration form that can be used in any state. this is about the basic right to vote. >> here in california you don't have to show proof of u.s. citizenship to register to vote. all you have to
by theless of the presidential election in november and as a result republican leaders are hoping to broaden the party appeal going forward. fv mark matthews has the story. >> of 97 page report details the party failure in the 2012 presidential election. >> when republicans lost in november it was a wake up call. >> report says voters see republicans as out of touch and dominated by stuffy old men. sought republicans should endorse immigration reform and advice the party to be more open to gays even though the report did not dress the he shall of same sex marriage. >> 5 years ago it would be unheard of to have the party directly addressing the need to bring gay lesbian americans into the big 10 tent of the republican party. >>reporter: portman now supports gay marriage. the president switched his position last year. today hillary clinton announced her endorsement of same sex marriage. >> i support marriage for lesbian and gay couplings. >>reporter: new poll by abc news and "washington post"shows opposition to sameÑi sex marriae has did he cleaned over the past 10 years while support ha
to get back some of that vote. in california republicans have created something called grow elect. it is a new political action committee dedicated to identifying and cultivating latino candidates ranging from school board elections to maral campaigns. >> and the republicans are hoping for? >> to get back in theic politic game. just last week helped elect three latinos, races that were small, city council types. for the three winners it is the first time to experience support from the republican party. look for this group, grow elect to take on a more prominent role next year. if they do the democrats might find themselves with reenergized competition. >>> spanning generations. still ahead here at six, the role grandfathers may play in determining your child's autism risk. >>> should you have to tell your boss how much you weigh? >>> and i'm janelle wang. president obama and israel show a united front speaking of pressing issues. the latest in world tonight. >>> criticized for the policy on homosexuals and criticized for its survey the boy scouts of america raising more eyebrows.
if you would criticize the president, as it would pre-election. >> jon: and more from the sequester fear playbook. >> senate leader harry reid sinks to a new low trying it tie the deaths of the u.s. marines to the sequester cuts. and a new study tells how the political press failed in their mission leading to the election. details next on news watch. tudy by the pew research study for excellence in journalism examines a personal portrayal of candidates in 50 major news outlets over a ten week period. they found 72% of the coverage has been negative for barack obama and 71% has been negative for mitt romney. back in 2008, 57% of media coverage was negative for john mccain and 31% for barack obama. but the real story is where those narratives come from, the study shows, jim, that political journalists are not really investigating, but sort of following the narrative laid out by the campaign. surprised? >> not really. there's a limit to what a reporter watching a candidate through six stops a day. do you want them to step back and say-- maybe you do, but their job and people watch and the n
are expected to survive. >>> continues coverage now on the newly-elected pope francis who delivered his first prayer from the vatican. more than 100,000 people crowded into st. peters square to hear the blessing and he delivered off the cuff remarks about god's power to forgive and instead of reading from a written speech, he celebrated the first sunday of mass. >>> before mass, francis made an improvement appearance from a side gate of the vatican waving to the huge crowd. he motioned to his security guard to pluck two priests from the crowd so he could greet them. >>> the u.s. delegation to welcome pope francis is headed to italy. it includes joe biden and nancy pelosi and it includes south bacon geese woman anna with nine other bay area lawmakers from both sides of the isle. both groups plan to attend the isolation of pope francis on tuesday. >>> across the bay area today, catholics celebrated the first sunday with a new pope. carl lieu was there when a special mass was held for pope francis. [ music ] >> reporter: at st. josephs, a massive thanksgiving for the election of pope francis
forced by the loss of the presidential election. republican leaders are hoping to broaden the party's appeal. >> g.o.p. did a survey of voters voters see the party as increasingly out of touch. one suggestion, people are -- be more open to gays. report details the party's failure in the 2012 presidential election. >> when republicans lost in november it's a wake up call. >> the report says voters see republicans as out of touch and dominated by stuffy old men. and said republicans should endorse reform. >> just five years ago it would be unheard of to have the party addressing the need to bring gay and lesbian american nootz big tent of the republican party. >> last week, republican senator port pman said he supports gay marriage. the president switched his position, today, hillary clinton announced her endorsement of same-sex marriage. and a new poll by abc news shows opposition declined over the past 10 years, support has increased about the same amount it now stands at 58% compared to just 36% opposed. >> there is no doubt that public attitudes are changing. >> the newly elected
. >>> president obama is on his way to israel tonight for his first trip there since being elected in 2008. there are low expectations that the visit will produce anything fruitful. president obama will also visit the west bank and jordan during his three-day trip. >>> just off the west bank, rough seas continue for the island country of cyprus. today the parliament rejected a condition of the bailout package. it would allow the government to take a small percentage of people's savings accounts to pay for the country's debt. it is back to the drawing board for the president to devise a new plan. >>> hundreds of thousands of people poured into st. peter's square today for the inaugural mass of pope francis i. dignit arys travelled to the vatican to be part of today's service. jay gray has been following the election and the fest tivities. we have been talking a lot about the style and now it comes down to substance, correct? >> reporter: you are absolutely right. it was a mass wrapped in the traditions of the catholic faith. but as he has done since his election pope francis managed to weav
up to easter sunday, the most born day on the christian calendar. the first pope was elected after pope benedict's resignation. >>. >> palm sunday marks the day christ returned to jerusalem before his crucifixion and crowds gathered there to greet him waving palm branches. faithful did so again today at the church where christians believe jesus was resurrected. it is 9:09 on this sunday morning. lots of stuff going on outdoors. of course, people are running in oakland. >> that's right. >> it's cool. it's all right for them. >> yeah, numbers are in the 40s right now, going for a high of 68 in oakland today. and deja vu as we look at the golden gate bridge. we have a few which is s of low clouds and that will keep our beaches cool. but bigger changes are on the way and we've got some rain in our seven-day forecast. we will have that next. >> all right, lisa. thank you. also next, lights out across the world. why things went gash on the golden gate bridge and other landmarks across the globe. and coney island reopens today and coney island reopens today for the first time since super
council members their jobs. both elected officials are said to have used their power to influence city business. and as kron 4's grant lodes reports, this news comes after an oakland city auditor released a report.which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. >> reporter: the council members accused of wrongdoing: desley brooks and larry reid. the audit claims there were 14 instances in which councilmembers or their aids violated the city's charter. among the findings: both are accused of directing staff members to use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. that contract.worth about 2 million dollars. the audit also alleges that one of reid's aids directed parking officials to fix two of the aid's personal parking tickets. as for brooks: the audit says she interfered in the management and renovation of two oakland recreation centers. including.selecting contractors, negotiating contracts, directing staff to process contracts, setting project deadlines and hiring staff. she's also accused of theratening to remove a city employee from a project. the repo
's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a lot like a lot of things in politics. there are two political parties that run in parallel existence and see completely different things. there are a lot of republicans who argue it is a big deal and it's just not paid attention to. a lot of people say it's an issue that fraud is not being addressed properly and you have studies on that the democratic side who say it's hardly an issue at all. it's something that's spurred the political debate and i'm not sure it will be settled. >> the republicans just finished up thei
is to win elections. right now the chairman of the committee is talking and he is taking reporter's questions at the national press right here in washington and he said if republicans will win, chairman says they failed to win last year. >> there is no reason we lost. our ground game was insufficient. we were not inclusive. >> reporter: he wants to move up the national convention to june or july and he said august is too late. he said he has more on those who recently left the republican party, more on that when i see you next jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are looking for proof to vote, they are deciding whether or not people can put that away by i will little documents during special elections. >> more than 100 witnesses are expected to testify as a federal trial starts today into the practice of stopping questioning and frisking people. the class action lawsuit says this practice violates the rights of minorities. they hired william bratton in other police and some stopped that protesting all because of that support. they would be required to come thr
voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a lot like a lot of things in politics. there are two political parties that run in parallel existence and see completely different things. there are a lot of republicans who argue it is a big deal and it's just not paid attention to. a lot of people say it's an issue that fraud is not being addressed properly and you have studies on that the democratic side who say it's hardly an issue at all. it's something that's spurred the political debate and i'm not sure it will be settled. >> the republicans just finished up their big c-pac conventions and one of t
beginning and their goal is to win elections. right now the chairman of the committee is talking and he is taking reporter's questions at the national press right here in washington and he said if republicans will win, chairman says they failed to win last year. >> there is no reason we lost. our ground game was insufficient. we were not inclusive. >> reporter: he wants to move up the national convention to june or july and he said august is too late. he said he has more on those who recently left the republican party, more on that when i see you next jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are looking for proof to vote, they are deciding whether or not people can put that away by i will little documents during special elections. >> more than 100 witnesses are expected to testify as a federal trial starts today into the practice of stopping questioning and frisking people. the class action lawsuit says this practice violates the rights of minorities. they hired william bratton in other police and some stopped that protesting all be
for you >> pope francis off erred his first sunday blessing today since his election to lead the roman catholic church francis spoke to the crowd for the first time from the papal apartment window overlooking st. peter's square, and the pope spoke exclusively in italian, breaking the pattern of predecessors who prayed in many languages. the blessing came after pope francis got up close and personal with a smaller crowd on the vatican. >> here in the bay area, we made a weekend of the st.~patrick's day holiday, and in dublin, ireland, they're holding a five-day extravaganza. ♪ >> today's two-mile long parade featured floats, bagpiperss' marching bands and it's not just for the irish. performers came from 46 countriesle the irish celebrated this day for more than 1,000 years, st. patrick's feast day. his credited with bringing chinnity to ireland. >> we enjoyed glorious weather tonight. meteorologist leigh glaser is here. >> leigh: this being the last full weekend of winter, we definitely will see some showers as we get bo tuesday night and wednesday. so, live doppler 7hd not picking u
's election. he got voted because he was for the people. you guys don't get it. when are you going to learn? thank you. (applause) >> next speaker. >>>♪ i'll be there to shake your house hand and i'll be there to share all your land plans when you make the, the impact make the impact fee city now, city now city now i'll be there to shake your hand and i'll be there to share your impact plan when you can make the impact money fee shake your city hand share the plan share your city hand share all your city good plans >> thank you. next speaker. >>> michael [speaker not understood] for the san francisco gray panthers and senior disability action. we are completely opposed to any kind of plans which allow more conversion of tics into condos. it's an incredible incentive to [speaker not understood] depictions, speed it up when there is a huge crisis of homelessness among seniors. it's going to increase rents all over the place. it endangers rent control. do not do this. >> thank you. next speaker. >>> gilbert crizwell. i am here from new district 8 and i'm not going to repeat the streets that
. >> reports are that there's an excitement about this. >> reporter: excitement building since the election as a result of his personal style. francis enjoys reaching out to faithful and vatican anticipates that it will be the case on tuesday as well. >> clearly a solemn day. with everything the pope has done so far, we see he has a people's touch at the same time. i expect we'll see that tomorrow as well. >> reporter: a touch that has come to define the early days of his papacy. the vatican announced today that pope francis will tour st. peter's square before the mass riding in either the bulletproof pope mobile or an open air jeep. in rome, i'm jay gray, nbc bay area news. >> exciting. >> the world will be watching. back in a moment. >>> coming up on our 6:00 newscast, the bay area was rated among the worst places to retire in terms of affordability. we put that to the test. >> we'll see you back here at 6:00. >>> on our broadcast this monday night, plan of attack on a big college campus in florida. a student armed with homemade bo bombs and an assault weapon in his dorm. tonight just how
. and wie wanted to end the night mary. >> he's set to be sentenced on april 30th. a special election will be held on june 4th to fill his vacant seet. >> still ahead, a 7-year-old girl races to the rescue. >> the flames started getting louder and higher. >> 86-year-old woman who is -- >> she sprung to action when no one else was paying attention. how firefighters say she may have stopped those flames from spreading. >> also, the snooezing has started before spring. why allergy season has arrived ahead of schedule. >> you could call it a family affair. a group of self-proclaimed gypsies stole millions of dollars worth of electronics there big-name stores. how they did it and what motivated them. . >>> st. peter's square is on lock down tonight. the area cleaned out and cleaned up. the square is empty now, but will give way to hundreds of thousands tomorrow. >> we feel like it's a new breath for the church again. >> many traveling from their homeland. >> i'm very proud. >> the early days of the papacy have been defined by his humble spirit and easy demeanor. as world leaders pour into
is and he is a valued member of the association. as an elected official, he is entitled to his own opinion. >> thank you. i have to say that, i want to think marty for coming here. he knew he was coming into this. i want to repeat. i am in the minority in the association. i think concerning this item, it is important for me and all of us to recognize there are ballot points of view. if we're serious about developing solutions that work for all of us, we have to entertain those points of view and tried to reach consensus. that is the only one that we will create a workable, sustainable solutions. all we're doing is spinning our wheels. my reason for being here is because i truly have come to the conclusion that it is not only based on years on the ground operationally but years of working on development of public policy, working with state governments and justice and lower in corp. -- incarceration and working with other people. a variety of settings. i do not believe that incarceration has taken us where we need to be. i believe the war on drugs has been a failure. when we institutionalize
-sex marriage. more than 130 elected officials have filed briefs in support of overturn prop 8. last week conservative ohio republican senator rob portman became the first senator on his side of the aisle to go on record supporting same-sex marriage. on the other hand, prop 8 supporters like the national organization for marriage say it's that public opinion shift that proves it should not be handled in court. over the phone, john eastman told nbc bay area, quote, we should leave prop 8 and doma in place and leave this to the political process. if people change their minds, we can implement through that mechanism. still, they're confident that both history and the law will be on their side. telling us today they feel a ruling is not only critical for same-sex couples looking for equal rights, but also for the next generation. >> they don't have to worry about being second-class citizens growing up. >>> also today, a group of influential doctors endorsed same-sex marriage. the american academy of pediatrics said it's in the best interests of children offering children long-term security, r
to waive a parking ticket. >> i have been a staff person for 14 years and elected official for 16 years. out of 30 years for employee, city staff is afraid of me. i don't think that is the days. >> brooks did not return our calls for comment. the audit has been forward to the state and the d.a.'s office as well as the f.b.i. to determine if any laws were broken here. >> dan: new at 11:00, a crime spree at u.c. berkeley, a crime wave at bancroft way. since the first of the year, 25 thefts have been reported there. the problem is people don't keep an eye on their stuff. best thing according to police, put your belongings in a locker and lock it away for safekeeping. >> also new at 11:00, the search is on for a fresno mother who abandoned her three-month-old baby as a walmart store. the mother left the baby with a security guard and just left. workers called police who took the child into custody. investigators say the woman was acting erratically when she handed the baby to the guard. good news is the infant is healthy and apparently doing well. >>> tonight a pa9d-year-old preschool teach
court hearing confident. more than 130 elected officials have voted overturning prop 8 and 61% of california voters support same-sex marriage. >> beyond the parents getting married and their children benefitting, there are children growing up today that need to know they have equal opportunity. >> prop 8 supporters, including the national organization for marriage, say it's that shift in public opinion that proves this should not be handled in kourlt. over the phone, board chairman john eastman told nbc bay area quote we should leave prop 8 and doma in place and leave this to the political process. if people change their minds, we can implement through that mechanism. >> she says someone stole her dog. she and her service dog, r-2 were riding home after an spca event. the pomeranian was right in a carrier next to her. she dozed off. when she woke up, archie and his carrier were gone. archie is designed to help people cope with anxiety. >> i'll give reward money. anything. i'm desperate. >> lanahan spent the day putting up posters and searching for archie. >>> well, going horse
. it was a private meeting." since his election, the former archbishop has won over many with his gentleness and emphasis on helng the poor. >> the stories we are from argentina are not so good. so we don't know what to think about. >> reporter: he will return to the vatican again soon to live in a converted monastery. it will be the first time in history that two popes will live side by side. >> a spokesman says the meeting between the pope and benedict was warm and casual and he didn't think the two men used former titles when speaking to each other. >>> in addition to a gun buyback, the city of san jose hosted a gang buyback earlier today. it was part of a unity day celebration in san jose. people looking to turn gang paraphernalia in santa clara county could get a gift card. one coordinator said they take whatever they can get. >> the unique portion of our event is gang attire, pocket knives, brass knuckles, etc. kids are motivated to bring them in. so we had a middle schooler drop off a bag of maybe 20 clothes items. >> more than 100 people showed up in east san jose. it >>> the bay bri
. >>> continuing cover rang -- coverage now on the newly elected pope. and pope francis has delivered his first sunday mass. during his address to the 200,000 people in st. peter's square the pope spoke of god's mercy. >> don't forget god never gets tired of forgiving us. it is we who get tired of asking for forgiveness. >> reporter: pope francis ended his address by speaking in italian telling the folks to enjoy a good lunch which invoked a big cheer from those present. >>> a separate bipartisan groups are headed to rome including bay area congresswoman anna eshue. >>> many catholics expressed hope today that the new pope brings new enthusiasm to the church. cara liu is in a special mass in the south bay to celebrate pope francis who's already captivating people with his new style. at st. joseph's basilica, a massive blessing for pope francis. >> we ask you to bless him. >> reporter: saying the election of this pope as well as the name francis were a surprise. >> to the world his fellow d era lichs to society. >> reporter: a special pamphlet was created and even had a bit of humor. >> and a j
's not a problem if you're a governor who has got to think about election in a few years. >> no. it will help him an awful lot. but i tell you what, if you are a state rep up from where i'm from. >> totally different. >> somebody says, hey, you want to support president obama's obama care provision on medicaid? ask charlie crist. the correct answer is, no, i did not. yeah, ask charlie crist. >> we don't have time for michele bachmann? >> no, we don't. maybe later. >> dr. brzezinski is coming up. >> dr. zbigniew brzezinski will be here and reince priebus and senator chris coons and jean chatzky. >> they are both good guys. >> steele said he beat him in a cage match. >> really? >> as if anybody was wondering. >> can "morning joe" host that? >> i would like to. like they are doing over on "headline news." what is happening there? i have no idea. somebody asked me about that. i don't even know what is going on, but apparently there is some sex trial going on. do you guys know? who is the name? >> i don't know. >> arias. what is the name? >> if barnicle doesn't know it, nobody does. >> jodi arias. >>
of the plan of action: a 10 million dollar minority outreach program. likely in hopes of avoiding election season moments likes this.here's romney at the naacp. >> i'm going to eliminate every non essential expensive program i can find that includes obama care (crowd boos) >> reporter: also on the table:remember all those republican debates? are you just going to keep talking? >> yes sir. >> or are you going to let me finish what i have to say >> reporter: the plan is to: -limit them. shorten the primary calendar. and move up the party's convention date some republicans say this report is an acknowledgement of issues. >> it's a start. is it the magic formula, the silver bullet to start winning elections? no. the bottom line: modernize the message. >> catherine: more bay area news -- coming this august bay area commuters will have another option to get around. a regional bike-sharing system. the bay area air quality management district is rolling out a seven- million dollar pilot program linking san francisco to san jose. people can will be able to buy passes which provide access to 700 bik
american aid for the thousands of syrian refugess pouring into neighboring jordan. >> newly-elected pope francis celebrated palm sunday today.for a crowd of 250 thousand in rome. the celebration kicks off holy week for christians.leading up to easter, next sunday. today celebrates jesus's return to jerusalem, before his death and resurrection a week later. when pope benedict the 16th resigned, the vatican wanted to act quickly to replace him to ensure a new pope would be in place by easter. >> the pope's palm sunday celebrations come after a historic meeting between him and his predecessor. pope francis arrived at the papal retreat south of rome and was greeted by pope benedict saturday. the two men in white embraced and clasped hands before having lunch together. two popes.face to face-- it's the first such meeting recorded in the history of the catholic church. the only thing we'd ever grown together was a record collection. no. there was that fuzzy stuff on the gouda. [ both ] ugh! when it came to our plants... we were so confused. how much is too much water? too little? until we got
to have a little more context nowment immigration is expected to play a major role in upcoming elections because so many people are affected. the latest numbers are from 2011. when the department of homeland security says there were 11.5 million illegal immigrants living in the united states. that's down slightly from 2007 when the number reached its peek of 11.8 million. in 2011 u.s. immigration and customs enforcement removed nearly 400,000 illegal immigrants, the highest number in agency history. jon: staying in washington, it is a big job on capitol hill with the senate expected to approve a plan to keep the government running, and we're getting word funding for some critical programs hit hard by automatic spending cuts might also be restored. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel live on capitol hill with that. seems like the biggest fight is not the short-term funding, but the broader budget debate, huh. >> >> reporter: the so-called continuing revolution to avoid a government shutdown seems to be on the path toward passage. overall, everybody seems to be feeling pretty go
: the pontiff is the first non-european pope to be elected in 1300 years. pope francis broke by tradition by riding in an open aired jeep. >>> one challenge facing pope francis will be address a growing voice for a greater role of women. laura anthony on freedom order of nuns that has a huge stake in that future. >>> whether or not like many bay area catholics, they watched with great interest as pope francis presided over the inaugural mass. for many of them, what pope francis brings to the church and the world was clear. >> the headlines tomorrow should say, we now have a pope that he takes an active stance presenting our beautiful world and beautiful universe. >> pope francis also appeared to be a man of the people especially those that can't take of themselves. >> the babies the infirm, just touching, you know, put in his body what st. francis is about. >> perhaps less clear, however, the pope will lead the church out of the painful chapters of the past. namely the sex scandals. >> it's good that it is being dealt with but it's not the only issue in the church. >> reporter: one area t
-sided investigation. >> larry reid has served for 17 years as an elected official and he has sense the language of the charter extremely well. accusing him of breaking the rules have left him confused and frustrated. >> i have a responsibility to make sure that the playing field is level and particularly as it relates to wiom business and minority owned business. >> the auditor says reid and brooks told employees who should get a demolition contract for the army base. the auditor accuses brooks of construction off the the rainbow team in oakland and people hand picked to run it we reached out to brooks but she was unavailable for comment. >> as council members they have the ability in their position they hold a are the l authority. >> mayor says the report sends a clear message to investors and contractors that the city has fair and competitive bidding process. employees do not have to take orders from council members. >> i'm mostly concerned the people that do business with the city of oakland that we are going to protect our rights in terms of the processes without political interference. >>
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francis processed outdoors where he was inaugurated bishop of rome. the newly-elected pontiff accepted a lamb's wool shawl.a symbol of his role as "the good shepherd" and the fisherman's ring, representing his duty to spread the gospel. pope francis delivered his first homily in italian, asking followers to assume the role of protectors. >> we are all protectors of protectors of one another, of the environment. let us not allow signs of destruction and death accompany our journey of this world. >> reporter: five hundred priests dispensed communion to the crowd. at the conclusion of the two-hour mass, pope francis greeted the international heads-of-state in attendance, including vice president joe biden, who lead the u-s delegation. francis assumes his role at one of the busiest and holiest times in the catholic calendar. next sunday is palm sunday. easter follows, one week later. elizabeth corridan kron4 news. >> now for today's market update. numbers were mixed on wall street. even after lawmakers in cyprus rejected an unpopular bailout plan here are the closing numbers. the dow was u
and out of town fast. they were worried about losing in the elections. didn't matter. the vote is going on right now to finish up the budget for this year. that should be approved. it embraces those automatic budget cuts. but it does give the military, the boarder patrol, the fbi, nasa and a few other agencies a bit more wiggle room and move money around within their budget. that's just about to get approved. it was voted on and approved last night. >> so those are some of the winners getting the wiggle room. what about the losers? there's problems apparently for the faa. >> reporter: yeah, the faa, there was an effort to amend the bill, this budget bill to move money around within the faa budget so over 200 different air traffic control towers at smaller airports would not have to be shut down as soon as april the 7th. for whatever reason it was never really delineated and explained. the obama administration opposed it. if that had been on the floor, probably would have gotten 85 or 90 votes. for whatever reason, the democratic leadership would not agree so it never came up. they did n
. serious accusations that could cost two oakland city council members their jobs. both elected officials are said to have used their power to influence city business. this news comes after an oakland city auditor released a report.which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. the council members accused there has been charges of sexual penetration of reminder of a drug to minor. hand and for this heed in 2006 and the coached baseball teams in oakland. i spoke with those not leave the schools under scrutiny. it was an administrative thidecision and they have not received any word on problems from parents at this time. >> new tonight of wrongdoing: desley brooks and larry reid. the audit claims there were 14 instances in which councilmembers or their aids violated the city's charter. among the findings: both are accused of directing staff members to use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. that contract.worth about 2 million dollars. the audit also alleges that one of reid's aids directed parking officials to fix two of the aid's personal parking tickets
his 2007 election campaign. the 90-year-old loreal cosmetic heiress is the richest woman in the world. sarkozy sid he only visited one time. several members dispute that claim. >>> time now, 7:17. last night a man from france was arrested in philadelphia, accused of impersonating a pilot. he went to a u.s. airways counter in philadelphia airport. he reported by became angry when he was denied a business class seat. passengers say he started screaming about hating america, but still he boarded that plane with a ticket. investigators say he wore a white air france shirt and a black leather jacket with tassels on the shoulders, and he slipped into the cockpit. >> concerning because we don't know what his designs were. it could be anything from wanting to take a look at the cockpit to some other criminal designs. >> well, he was arrested when he couldn't produce the proper credentials. no passengers were hurt. he's been held on a million dollars bail. >>> later today we're going to find out if any bay area traffic control towers are going to be closed. five air traffic control towers are
of asian descent elected citywide. he was born in taiwan, came to new york at the age of 5. >>> to a consumer alert. more than 200,000 toyota fj cruisers are being recalled. the driver and front passenger seat belts are mounted on the suv's rear door and can become detached if the door panel and the seat belt retractor is cracked. the recall involves sj cruisers from 2007 through 2013. so far toyota says the defect has not resulted in any injuries, but toyota says they will repair any of the vehicles free of charge. >>> surgeons from around the world have travelled to texas to learn the most innovative ways to heal heart surgery patients. new technology can allow patients to get on their feet faster. nbc's rachel mcneil explains. >> reporter: heart surgeons from around the world gather in high-tech labs to learn the latest techniques, the minimally invasive surgery. this is a new era for a traditionally conservative field be. the benefits for patients are vast. >> well you don't get your sternum cracked open. you don't get your breastbone cracked open. i haven't met a singl
. it is not cher which republican she will face in the may election but the former governor sanford leads the contenders which are be down to a final candidate in a run off in two weeks. >> advocates and employees are upset over a new health insurance requirement at c.v.s. which is demanding employees on the company insurance plan undergo health screenings and report a range of personal data including weight, body fat ratio and blood pressure. workers who don't, can see their premiums go up by $600 a year. c.v.s. wants to have access to health records and if you don't you pay an another $50 a month. the new policy is an attempt to cut health insurance costs and encourage workers to develop healthy habits. >> the boys and girls club of san francisco will cash in on 49ers' all pro linebacker's year. before the season he pledged to donate $5,099 for every sack he reported. i will ask you a pop quiz and he had 19 1/2 sacks, the second highest total in the nfl. he will deliver a check for under $100,000 today to the boys and girls club of san francisco and the peninsula will share that wonderf
we should let people vote up and down on every election cycle, whether somebody should have their fundamental rights or not. >> beyond the parents getting married and their children benefitting, there are children growing up today that need to know that they have equal opportunity. >> reporter: in san francisco, stephanie trong, nbc bay area news. >>> and a big week next week, the justices hearing arguments for the defense of marriage act, signed into law by president clinton. >>> and american academy of pediatrics has declared its support of same-second parent, saying marriage is in the best interest of children and offers kids long-term security, rights and benefits. the doctors made the declaration after four years of analysis and research. >>> and new tonight at 6:00, over the passionate objections of students and parents, oakland school board has decided to close three schools, they will close down american indian public charter school and american indian public charter school two, the american indian public high school will also close, but that will close at the end of
a bright red rope over a white as he presided over mass. the first latin-american pope was elected on march 13th following pope benedict xvi's resignation. >>. >> and they came to walk in the footsteps of jesus. palm sunday marks the day christ returned to jerusalem before his crucifixion will crowds greeted him waving palm branches. the faithful did it today. it is the sight where people believe jesus was resurrected. >>> we are coming up on 5:09. just now in a few seconds, lisa argen keep an eye on the forecast. how will it look out there today? >> nice and clear. another beautiful day. look at the full moon. almost full. this is 90% full. actual full moon comes on wednesday, the 27th. so 7:07 is the official sunrise. we will talk about more sunshine. but things are definitely changing. come back and we will look at an interesting forecast when we return. >> thanks, lisa. also next lights went out across the world. why the power went out on the bay bridge, the golden gate bridge, and other landmarks across the globe. also a warning for shoppers. well, you better check out that new ipad be
a white as he presided over mass. the first latin-american pope was elected on march 13th following pope benedict xvi's resignation. >> in jerusalem people of all denominations came to walk in the footsteps of jesus. palm sunday marks the day christ returned to jerusalem before his crucifixion will crowds greeted him waving palm branches. the faithful did it today. it is the sight where people believe jesus was resurrected. >>> 6:09 on this sunday morning. shaping up to be a nice one. we have runners in oakland's. they have a lot of meals ahead of them. >> and it chouinard be very different from yesterday. if you liked yesterday's forecast, about the same today. patchy fog at the coast. this is our sutro camera. we will look for changes beginning at the coast today. and the possibility of rain increases for this last weekend of march. we will talk about it coming up. >> all right, lisa. thank you. also next lights went out across the world. why the power was turned off on the bay bridge, the golden gate bridge and other landmarks across the globe. plus a warning for shoppers. why you bet
that would have curbed union spending on elections. california law requires contributors to state initiatives to be publicly disclosed. >>> most babies are fed solid food too soon. 98% of mothers say they give their baby's solid food before the age of six-hundredths. doctors recommend against solid food for at least six months because it's hard to digest. early introduction has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and sill yak disease. >>> starting next monday police across the state will be cracking down on drivers using their cell phones. statewide police issued more than 425,000 tickets for people talking on hand held devices last year. they also write another 21,000 citations for texting while driving. both of those activities have been illegal for five years now. the crack down will continue through april. >> i'm not distracted i'm paying close attention to sal. he knows what is happening on 880. >>> that is right. we've been looking at that. right now the traffic is doing pretty well in oakland on 880 on 580 but we still are cleaning up an injury accident at the corner of 98th avenue and i
spending on elections. california law requires contributors to state initiatives to be publicly disclosed. >>> most babies are fed solid food too soon. 98% of mothers say they give their baby's solid food before the age of six-hundredths. doctors recommend against solid food for at least six months because it's hard to digest. early introduction has been linked to obesity, diabetes, and sill yak disease. >>> starting next monday police across the state will be cracking down on drivers using their cell phones. statewide police issued more than 425,000 tickets for people talking on hand held devices last year. they also write another 21,000 citations for texting while driving. both of those activities have been illegal for five years now. the crack down will continue through april. >> i'm not distracted i'm paying close attention to sal. he knows what is happening on 880. >>> that is right. we've been looking at that. right now the traffic is doing pretty well in oakland on 880 on 580 but we still are cleaning up an injury accident at the cor
, and the rest. so i think he realized that the country was not going to elect a liberal, so he put a conservative face on, but the truth is coming out now. >> talk from your perspective about the ronald reagan and his belief in god and non- churchgoing that we saw, and bill clinton, who has spoken out about god and churchgoing and family and all that. i mean, how do people deal with this? >> yeah, it's fascinating. i asked former vice-president quayle in an interview i did th him recently. i said, "you know, you, dan, are a churchgoing, bible-carrying presbyterian, and bill clinton is a churchgoing, bible-carrying baptist. so why is it that you differ on social issues?" i dot think he'd ever been asked that question before. he kind of flubbed it. he said, "well, i think it's a difference of interpretation." that's the short answer, and i think that's probably true. do i wish that reagan had gone to church more and exhibited more in his own life and family some of the things that he believed? well, sure, of course. i wish i did. i wish i exhibited in my life more consistently more o
potential democratic presidential candidates for the 2016 election, including vice president joe biden and new york governor andrew of iuomo . but also this is hillary clinton has publicly announced his support for same-sex marriage. >> a fight an album released a stabbing in sidebar overnight. kron 4 the will tran is live from the scene along the 2400 block of central avenue with details. >> here it is believed six people were involved in the fight. how it happen they do not know. it's started inside the place on to the sidewalk where two people were stabbed. one person received a cut on his head but was treated and released at the scene. >> another received a major- on his neck so badly was rushed to the hospital where did not know how you doing. we have no fatalities in this broad. as far as the rer as the rest their been none made. police are hoping they look at the surveillance video to track down who did as far as descriptions of the suspect even though the talk of multiple witnesses at this point no descriptions have been released. some people are looking at a walk by. this will
accusations good cause to oakland city council members their jobs. all the elected officials are said to abuse their power to influence city business. as crime force brat lotus reports of this comes after an oakland city auditor released a report which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. >> the council members accused of wrongdoing, brooks and read. there were instances which council members or their aides violated the city's charter. among the findings, both are accused of directing the staff use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. the audit says drugs into their demands and renovation of two recreation centers. she is also accused of threatening to remove the city employees from a project. the report indicates there is a general cultural of interference with in the city. the auditor says more than 40 employees were interviewed and thousands of council members and aides e-mail and phone call were reviewed for this audit. >> councilman read said the city auditor are written response and he is denying the accusations. >> under no circumstances did high a
to lead his party in the may elections. he has been living in london as well as dubai. pakistani taliban says it's vowing to order his assassination if he returns. >>> on monday the u.s. will formerly transfer control over a controversial prison to the afghan detention. it's near the airfield which with one of the largest military bases in afghanistan. the prison houses more than 3,000 insurgents and other inmates. the deal includes ainsurances that prisoners who pose a danger to coalition forces will continue to be detained under afghan law. >>> president obama is resting up today for another busy week ahead. marine one landed at the white house last night. the president had returned from his four-day middle east tour. tomorrow he will speak at a naturalization ceremony for service members and civilians at the white house. he will also designate five new national monuments. they include the tubman under ground in maryland. on tuesday he will welcome the nhl hockey champions the kings and the soccer champions l.a. galaxy. >>> a handful of people are camping outside that court hoping to w
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